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Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site – Part 2

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site – Part 2

Update: 2019-11-25
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Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Conversation with Sean Kelley – Senior Vice President and Director of Interpretation

This is Part 2 with more surprises and featured stories.

“What dream have you ever had that at its core was not a dream about escape.”  – Irish Historic Prison Site Manager

There are many vital stories in this episode about a penitentiary many have called one of America’s most important buildings.  This frank and compelling conversation covers everything from the history of incarceration, Charles Dickens, Al Capone, the values regarding hosting a haunted house at a prison, to movies about prisons, and much more.  Image from Wikipedia

– Related Trivia Question: which movie featured a prison escape that IMDb says is their highest rated of all time?   The answer, plus a lot more information about that movie, is in Part Two.
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Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site – Part 2

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site – Part 2

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